Heads up about Thermal Compound!!!


Ska Daddy
2 Dec 2001
This is a headline, and it may concern some users here

Basically this test at overclockers.com revealed that there was no silver in OCZ Ultra 2 Thermal Paste. Just thought I'd let you folks know.

We accept full responsibility for these problems and we will be seeking legal action against our supplier.
In order to help solve this problem we have contacted Arctic Silver Inc, and entered into a vendor agreement with them to supply OCZ thermal paste.
Beginning January 22nd 2004 we are issuing a full recall of any and all OCZ Ultra 2.
Any Customers who wish to return OCZ Ultra 2 thermal paste with an invoice will in exchange for their full or partially used tube(s) receive:
1- One (dependant on # of tubes returned) 3-gram OCZ thermal Compound (made by Arctic Silver Inc.) or one OCZ Dominator 2 Heatsink.
2- One OCZ EL DDR T-Shirt
3- One 10 dollar off rebate on any OCZ EL DDR Dual Channel Kit (at participating resellers)

For more Information or instructions on returning your ultra 2 please email recall@ocztechnology.com.


OSNN Veteran Addict
25 Jan 2003
Would have been even nicer if they said what the performance impact was. Other very effective "filling" compounds can be used besides silver, like berylia.

O\It's a pain in the butt to pull your HSF, clean everything up and re-install if there is no performance issue.

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